City of Auburn Arts Commission
08/21/19 10:59 PM Pacific Time
Grants of $1,000 to Idaho, Oregon, and Washington artists and teams of artists for innovative art installations. Funding is intended for the creation and installation of multi-media, video, and 3D art projects in public, window-front spaces that are located in downtown Auburn, Washington. The program offers a stipend to support the creation of new work and site-specific projects or the installation of existing work.
Artists are sought who:
- Can develop a site-responsive public art display for the Art on Main exhibition space that will be on display for three month periods over the 2020 year.
- Can successfully and fully activate a window-front space that is visible to the public 24/7.
- Is an experienced artist seeking a unique location to exhibit artwork.
- Can create innovative artwork to engage the community and activate downtown Auburn.
The review process is competitive and the review panel will be looking for a diversity of offerings. All applicants will be selected based on the following criteria:
- Artistic excellence as submitted in work samples.
- Strength, creativity and originality in concept, material implementation, and engagement with the site as described in proposal.
- Ability to create innovative and dynamic work that would engage passers-by.
- Be comfortable exhibiting work in a space that is locked and secure but is not humidity or temperature controlled and may encounter direct sunlight.
Artists are responsible for all transportation, installation, and de-installation of their work and might also be asked to do a short artist talk during the selected installation dates.
GrantWatch ID#: 185880
Project Budget: $1,000 stipend for selected artists.
Art will be on display for three months over the 2020 year. The four time slots for 2020 are:
- January – March
- April – June
- July – September
- October – December
Before starting your grant application, please review the funding source's website listed below for updates/changes/addendums/conferences/LOIs.
To access the application: https://artist.callforentry.org/festivals_unique_info.php?ID=6629
Allison Hyde, City of Auburn Arts Coordinator
USA: Idaho; Oregon; Washington
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